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TOPIC: Beam me up, Scotty! How to build a quantum teleportation device by Pieter Thyssen [refresh]
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Pieter Thyssen wrote on Jun. 4, 2014 @ 16:15 GMT
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Imagine a world without traffic jams or airport security lines. A world where you could have a morning cup of coffee in Paris, an afternoon walk in the Brazilian rainforest, and a dinner on top of an Egyptian pyramid. Now wouldn't that be cool? Well, all you'd need is a teleportation device. But will science fiction ever become science fact? Press the play button, and check it out!

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Whereas his left brain was trained as a theoretical scientist, his right brain prefers the piano. At work, Pieter hunts for (broken) symmetries and loves to dabble in the history and philosophy of science. He often gets stuck in another dimension, contemplating time travel and parallel universes, or thinking about ways to save Schrödinger's cat (maybe). He explores the world on foot, and takes life one cup of (Arabica) coffee at a time. Follow him on Twitter @PieterThyssen or at

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